Children and Adolescents

Childhood Vaccines

Childhood vaccines protect from more than a dozen diseases such as measles, polio, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough). Most of these diseases are now at their lowest levels in history, thanks to years of immunization.

A Vaccine to Prevent Cancer—HPV Vaccine

Most parents know about the vaccines for the flu, measles, mumps and rubella and polio. But many parents may not know about a newer vaccine to help prevent certain kinds of cancer.